Is it just us, or does it seem as though there is never enough time to achieve everything that you want to do each day during the winter months? Sure, we always plan on getting up early and fitting in some exercise, or ticking errands off of our to-do list when we return home from work. However, some days it simply feels as though there are not enough hours in the day.
February is American Heart Month, and as a leading community-based organization dedicated to improving the nation’s health, the Y offers the following tips to help families in our community be heart healthy. Here are a couple of tips to help you be Heart Healthy!
During the winter season, it's easy to get restless and bored when you are cooped up in your house all day. Escaping the weather and heading to the gym to fit in some exercise is one way to break up the winter blues, but how else can you stay motivated when it's too cold to go outside and enjoy your free time? One activity that is both fun and beneficial to your whole family is volunteering!
For over 20 years, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service has encouraged individuals to volunteer their time to improve their communities. As we look ahead to 2017, that spirit of community service can be as a rallying point to heal our differences through a common cause as giving back and strengthening the places where we live, work and play is something we all can agree on.